Contact: Erin Murphy 
Phone: (202) 221-4996 


2023 Nonprofit CFO of the Year Honorees and New Awards Format Announced


Arlington, VA The 2023 Nonprofit CFO of the Year Awards Ceremony moves to an all-new event reception format hosted on October 4, 2023, at the

International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. This year’s event honors:  


  • 2023 Nonprofit COO of the Year Award Justin Waller, EVP & COO of the US Chamber of Commerce 

  • 2023 Association CFO of the Year, Ann Bittman, EVP & COO of Healthcare Distribution Alliance 

  • 2023 Philanthropic CFO of the Year, Rick Robinson, COO/CFO of Independent Sector 

  • 2023 Class of CFO Rising Stars: Chase Warden, CFO/COO of Land Trust Alliance, Faides Zilemba, Vice President, Finance and Administration of BOMA International, and Jessica McClain, CFO of Girl Scout Council of Nation’s Capital.  


This annual event recognizes and honors the contributions of nonprofit financial and operational executives who demonstrate a vision for operational excellence, innovation in finance and management, and exceptional leadership and commitment to improving accountability and financial reporting. 


The Nonprofit CFO of the Year Awards Reception will take place on October 4th at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. For more information on the event including registration, please visit 


About the Nonprofit CFO of the Year Awards: 
Each year the Nonprofit CFO Awards recognize the often-unsung leadership role that finance, and operational leaders have in the important works nonprofits do, working generally behind the scenes as key supporters of CEOs, senior management, and boards to keep the organization moving forward. The program is hosted in partnership with Association TRENDS and CEO Update and founding supporters, RSM US, LLP, formerly Tate & Tryon and Transwestern, formerly West, Lane and Schlager Realty Advisors.